A Scrappy Adventure with Quilt Scraps

My scrappy adventure began as a noble and thrifty notion to save all quilt scraps when sewing quilt tops. The left-over pieces are still lovely usable fabric, after all, and it would be a wasteful shame to just toss them out with yesterday’s garbage. If you have been...

A Quilter’s New Year’s Resolution

Do you make new year’s resolutions?  Do you carry through with them or seem to somehow slip back into old habits within the first week or month?  Have you ever made a quilter’s new year’s resolution?  Do you have quilting goals, such as, organize and turn...

When Life Gives You Scraps, Make a Quilt

You’ve probably heard this phrase if you’re a quilter: “if life gives you scraps, make a quilt”. And if you’re a quilter you get the meaning, but seriously, that pile (and bags, and totes, and boxes) of scraps can become an ever-increasing, constantly growing mountain...

Quilting Up a Blessing

Quilts are a blessing to give and receive. They give comfort, warmth, security and a feeling of being loved. Giving a quilt is not only a blessing of love and warmth to the recipient; it brings joy to the giver as well. Thus, the gift of a quilt is a double blessing....

Plan a Sewing Getaway

I believe there is no greater fun and satisfaction for a dedicated quilter than to spend time at a sewing getaway. To be among like-minded sewists who “get it” is invigorating, challenging and very fulfilling. Our quilting souls need the company of other quilters! But...